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Project Manager-GROOTS

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Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago


Job Description

GROOTS Kenya (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood in Kenya) is a national movement of grassroots women comprising of over 3,500 women –led, community based organizations. It has a current geographical coverage of 17 out 47 counties in Kenya. These include; Kiambu, Nairobi, Laikipia, Kilifi, Busia, Kakamega, Homa bay, Migori, Nyandarua, Kitui, Nanyuki, Muranga, Isiolo, Marsabit, Nakuru and lately Tana River county among others. GROOTS Kenya was founded in 1995 after the 4th UN Conference on women held in Beijing China, as a response to the inadequate visibility of grassroots women in development and decision making platforms that directly impacts them and their communities. Our programme areas include a) Community Response to HIV/AIDS Program, b) Women and Property Program c) Women Leadership and Governance Program and d) Community Resilience to Disaster and Climate Change. Lead the overall redesign, planning, implementation, quality control and monitoring of the REBULD project in the Tana River Provide technical leadership to community members in project activities such as land reclamation, livestock disease control, livelihood diversification, rangeland management, innovative pasture production, climate resilient agro-forestry practices, water harvesting and conservation, adoption of drought resistant and short maturing crop varieties and fruit species. Provide technical support in development of market systems and business enterprises for project participants Lead all policy and advocacy initiatives of the project in food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction, nutrition……. Qualifications: Educational level required: Degree in applied sciences (Rural Development, Disaster Response Management, Natural Resource Management, Environment, livelihoods, Agriculture) Technical Training qualifications required. To apply for this position, interested individuals should submit a CV ONLY to grootshr@gmail.com

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